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We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it's forever. - Carl Sagan

Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man. - Vladimir Nabokov

Happiness is as a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. - Sir Rabindranath Tagore

With the rose the butterfly's deep in love, A thousand times hovering round; But round himself, all tender like gold, The sun's sweet ray is hovering found. - Heinrich Heine

We lean on Faith; and some less wise have cried, 'Behold the butterfly, the see that's cast!' Vain hopes that fall like flowers before the blast! What man can look on Death un-terrified? (Love and Death) - Richard Watson Gilder

And many an ante-natal tomb When butterflies dream of the life to come. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

It isn't fair: The caterpillar does all the work, and the butterfly gets all the glory. - George Carlin

I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man. - Chuang Tzu